Black Men

NYPD Cop Steals Cash From Bedford-Stuyvesant Deli During an Arrest

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By Victor O. A detective with the New York Police Department has been placed on suspension without pay after allegedly being  caught on surveillance camera helping himself to cash belonging to a deli while on a raid with some of his colleagues. The suspended detective, Ian Cyrus, was one of five NYPD officers deployed to Yemen Deli & Grocery in ...

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Time Magazine puts Walter Scott on the cover, as he’s being shot

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Reported by Victor Ochieng With the bold front-page text reading “Black Lives Matter” and a chilling picture of the victim, Walter Scott, and the shooter, Officer Michael Slager, TIME magazine’s latest issue sought to look into the details of the highly-publicized shooting. The publication delves into the biggest difference between this shooting and several others, which is that Scott is ...

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Concert Goer Says That Kanye West Hates White People

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By Joshua D. Copeland Sure, everybody has a hater or two at some point in their lives.  But it seems that people really have a vendetta with Kanye West… A couple of weeks ago, many die-hard fans of Britain’s biggest music festival Glastonbury had proven to be quite “heartless” when they found out Kanye was headlining the Pyramid stage.   ...

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Nelly Busted With Meth and Guns?

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By Joshua D. Copeland Nelly is the latest to join the long-line of rappers caught with drugs and weapons. Last Saturday, Nelly (Cornell Haynes) was arrested in Tennessee and is now facing felony drug charges.  Reports say he was pulled over around 9:20am due to riding in a bus that failed to display a U.S. Department of Transportation and International Fuel ...

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Video: Tulsa volunteer officer shoots, kills an unarmed black man “by accident”

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A reserve Sheriff’s deputy is being charged with manslaughter after shooting an unarmed black man.  According to USA Today, Robert Charles “Bob” Bates is being charged in the shooting death of 44-year old Eric Harris, according to District Attorney Stephen Kunzweiler’s office. “Mr. Bates is charged with Second-Degree Manslaughter involving culpable negligence. Oklahoma law defines culpable negligence as ‘the omission to ...

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He was shot 6 times, but then went on to become a success

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What goes through your mind when you’ve been shot six times and have no idea why it happened?  That’s the story of Kenyatta Griggs, who had to deal with the image of the black man being a thug.  He was shot several times by a stranger, dying on the street, and officers refused to help him until he answered their ...

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Benjamin Crump on Walter Scott Killing: “Nobody wants another Ferguson”; Cop Will Be Convicted

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By Stephen Kanyi Police officer Michael Slager was charged with the murder of 50-year-old Walter Scott in North Charleston, South Carolina last week. The incident has caused much outrage in the country. Benjamin Crump—a controversial civil rights attorney who has represented many families whose loved one was a victim of police brutality—said that he believes the case will bring validation ...

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Rep tells black people to record police misconduct

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By Stephen Kanyi U.S. Rep James Clyburn (D-SC) is encouraging the public to continue taking videos of police malpractice. He said, “I’ve advised young people, keep your cell phones tuned up. Keep the battery charged. And don’t hesitate to turn them on when you see things happening that’s unbecoming or you think may cross the line.” In an interview with ...

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The title of Spike Lee’s film irritates a Chicago lawmaker

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Reported by Stephen Kanyi Oscar-nominated filmmaker Spike Lee is planning to shoot a movie in Chicago as part of the Chicago International Movies & Music Festival. The city has been rather silent as far as its portrayal in the film industry in recent years, and Lee is looking to change that. The movie, titled Chiraq, is set to feature top ...

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BOSS Sports | Jameis Winston’s Lawyer says He is ‘Not Ready’ for the NFL

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By Brandon Simmons NFL draft prospect Jameis Winston has had as much attention on the field as much as off the field. But it is his own attorney that says he is ill-equipped for only one of those arenas. Winston’s attorney, David Cornwell told Villanova’s Moorad Sports Law Journal that the highly sought after quarterback might have all the skills ...

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